August 22, 2012 // Franchising.com // Jacksonville, Fla. - Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a leading national provider of water, fire and mold damage clean up and restoration services for residential and commercial properties announced today that Tim Robinson has been named CEO. In his new role, Robinson will be responsible for managing all company interests including growing its franchise locations throughout the U.S. and expanding existing territories primarily through the recently launched Paul Davis Emergency Services franchise brand. The franchise model provides rapid response water and fire damage cleanup, structural drying and mold removal. Paul Davis Emergency Services is one of the nation’s top low-cost franchises listed by Franchise Business Review in 2012. Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. is an operating unit of FirstService Brands, a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation.
Since 1993, Robinson has served as the company’s president, chief financial officer, vice president of finance, treasurer, and controller. Robinson holds BA and MA degrees from West Virginia University, a Masters of Accounting from the University of Arizona and a Masters of Management from the University of Miami. Robinson replaces Scott Baker, who retired as part of the company’s executive transition plan.
Paul Davis’ corporate strategy is to excel as a leader in the property damage restoration industry. “Our company is positioned to provide viable business opportunities even in economically challenging times as these,” said Robinson. “Our franchisees operate above industry standards and have done so for many years. At Paul Davis, we’re committed to continuing the development of cutting-edge technologies and methods of doing business to help our franchisees provide exceptional customer service through more than 300 offices located nationwide, and build on their legacy of success,” he said. For more information, call 904.737.2779. Visit the website at www.pdrestoration.com.
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV), is a national franchisor and leading provider of restoration services for residential and commercial properties since 1966. Paul Davis Restoration also provides advanced mold cleanup services and has franchise locations throughout North America with owners and technicians who are certified by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). For more information, call 904.737.2779. Visit the website at www.pdrestoration.com.
FirstService Corporation is a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, providing a variety of services in commercial real estate, residential property management and property services. As one of the largest property managers in the world, FirstService manages more than 2.3 billion square feet of residential and commercial properties through its three industry-leading service platforms: Colliers International, one of the largest global players in commercial real estate; FirstService Residential Management, the largest manager of residential communities in North America; and Property Services, one of North America’s largest providers of property-related services delivered through franchise and contractor networks. FirstService generates over $2.3 billion in annual revenues and has more than 23,000 employees worldwide. More information about FirstService is available at www.firstservice.com.